Understanding open source databases

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Open source databases are attractive, but the gift of the source code can come with several catches, some explicit and some implicit. Read More.

Inside Microsoft’s open source program office

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Stormy Peters, director of Microsoft's open source programs office, gives the lowdown on the evolution and role of Microsoft's OSPO. Read More.


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How open source software is jumpstarting innovation across industries (VB Live)

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"Open source software has become essentially a mandatory part of the infrastructure stack, and a critical part of the developer ecosystem." Read More.

GitLab acquires open source observability distribution Opstrace

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GitLab has acquired open source observability distribution Opstrace, with plans to offer it through GitLab's SaaS and self-managed product. Read More.

Open Source is Quickly—and Rightfully— Becoming Enterprise’s First Choice

Open source is not just a community, it’s a movement. And while its popularity has, of course, existed for decades, its accelerating growth in today’s enterprise is unmistakable. Find out why enterprises are going all-in on their open source strategy.

2021: A year in open source

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Open source software is never far away from controversy -- here's a peek at some of the biggest talking points of the past year. Read More.

How open source is powering data sovereignty and digital autonomy

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Open source is playing a foundational role in the global push toward data sovereignty and digital autonomy. Read More.

What is open source?

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It's difficult to overstate the role of open source in today's world, as it intersects with just about every piece of software and hardware. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page Aiven category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Facebook Open source

After Log4j, Open-Source Software Is Now a National Security Issue

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For years, developers of free, open-source software have been telling anyone who will listen that their projects needs better financial assistance and more oversight.

Open source security leader Brian Behlendorf discusses the impact of Log4j

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Instaclustr aims to build open source data infrastructure ecosystem

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Instaclustr, a managed open source data and tech provider, announced a new tool for customers to monitor, optimize, and scale data infrastructure.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

Open source Calendly alternative Cal.com promises greater data control

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Cal.com is "scheduling infrastructure for everyone," and touts itself as an open source alternative to popular tools such as Calendly. Read More.

MLCommons releases open source datasets for speech recognition

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The nonprofit consortium MLCommons has released a massive, license-free dataset for speech recognition system development and testing. Read More.

Facebook open-sources robotics development platform Droidlet

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Facebook today open-sourced Droidlet, a platform for building robots that leverage natural language processing and computer vision. AI VB Home Page category-/Science/Computer Science category-/Science/Engineering & Technology/Robotics Droidlet Facebook Open source robotics

RISC-V grows open source processor membership 130% in 2021

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RISC-V International said it has grown during the pandemic as its RISC-V open source processor membership popped 130% in 2021. Read More.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Highlights Security for Open Source

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Vulnerabilities in the life cycle of open-source software development can start from tiny crumbs but grow into substantial issues

Understanding Open Source Business Models for the C-Suite

Choosing software to bake into your architecture is a long-term decision and it is important to understand all the implications of your choice. Learn three key areas that should be considered when evaluating a particular open source project.

Microsoft open-sources SynapseML for developing AI pipelines

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Microsoft has released SynapseML, a new open source project designed to make it easier to create AI model pipelines. Read More.

Google sponsors OSTIF security reviews of critical open source software

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Google is partnering with the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund to sponsor security reviews in critical open source software. Read More.

30 startups that show how open source ate the world in 2021

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A look at some of the open source startups that gained traction in 2021, revealing where the world is looking to leverage the power of OSS. Read More.

Access control: Cerbos brings open source to user permission software

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Cerbos offers a self-hosted, open source platform to help companies manage user permissions, one that works across languages and frameworks. Read More.

Discover the 10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most successful open source projects in existence. But each year it becomes harder and harder to get familiarized with the PostgreSQL ecosystem and its new features. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your PostgreSQL installation.

How Hoppscotch is building an open source ‘API development ecosystem’

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Hoppscotch is setting out to build what it calls an "API development ecosystem," with open source at its core. Read More.

Google commits $1M to new Linux Foundation open source security rewards program

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Google is sponsoring Secure Open Source (SOS) Rewards, a new open source security program hosted by the Linux Foundation. Read More.

TriggerMesh open-sources cloud-native integration platform

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TriggerMesh, a Kubernetes-native platform that companies use to connect applications and data across clouds, is going fully open source. Read More.

Digital Twin Consortium pursues open source collaboration

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The Digital Twin Consortium facilitates an open standard for digital twins across multiple vendors, open source projects, and collateral. AR/VR Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/News digital twins open-source standards

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

BUILD: By relying on open-source components and custom code, build solutions empower developers. data sources in the application. As we outlined in the introduction: • BUILD: By relying on open-source components and custom code, build solutions empower developers.

Elastic CEO reflects on Amazon spat, license switch, and the principles of open source

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Elastic cofounder and CEO Shay Banon discusses the Elasticsearch open source license switch, and what being "free and open" really means. Read More.

DeepMind acquires and open-sources robotics simulator MuJoCo

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DeepMind has acquired and pledged to open-source MuJoCo, a popular simulator used in robotics and AI research. Read More.

Open source services market on course to become $50B industry

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The open source services market is pegged as a $21.7 apps Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Business & Productivity Software Open source

Aiven extends managed open source service to Apache Flink

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Aiven, the company behind a suite of managed and hosted services for open source data infrastructure projects, now supports Apache Flink. Read More.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Google open-sources ClusterFuzzLite to secure the software supply chain

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Google has launched a new open source "fuzzing" project called ClusterFuzzLite, based on its existing ClusterFuzz tool. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software ClusterFuzzLite Google Open source

What stage of open-source adoption has your company reached?

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Wherever you are on the spectrum of open source adoption, use this actionable model to determine your next step. Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Open source

Open source graph database company ArangoDB raises $27.8M

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ArangoDB, the commercial open source company behind the graph database system of the same name, has raised $27.8 million. Read More.

Assessing the intersection of open source and AI

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The idea that open source tools, libraries, and communities are creating AI projects in the usual fast-and-loose fashion sparks unease. artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Science/Computer Science open source AI

Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.

How Scarf helps developers measure and commercialize open source software

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Scarf helps open source developers understand and measure how users are interacting with their projects -- it's Google Analytics for OSS. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software funding daily funding weekly Open source Scarf

Tech giants commit $10M annually to Open Source Security Foundation

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Chatwoot challenges Zendesk with open source customer engagement platform

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Chatwoot is building an open source customer engagement platform to challenge Zendesk, Salesforce's Service Cloud, Freshworks, and Intercom. Read More.

Sourcegraph plans to index the entire open source web

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Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics Github GitLab Open source SourcegraphSourcegraph is expanding its universal code search platform to the cloud and indexing millions of public repositories from GitHub and GitLab. Read More.

Open source security scanning platform Snyk raises $300M

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Open source security scanning platform Snyk, used by developers at companies such as Google and Salesforce, has raised $300 million. Read More.